There are 2 ways to get from Tampere to Varkaus by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere to Pieksämäki 141 / ...
  2. Take the train from Pieksämäki to Varkaus 723 / ...

$30 - $45

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Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Tampere to Varkaus 171 miles

$35 - $60

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No, there is no direct train from Tampere to Varkaus. However, there are services departing from Tampere and arriving at Varkaus via Pieksämäki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Tampere and Varkaus is 232 km. The road distance is 273.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tampere to Varkaus without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Tampere to Varkaus, including transfers.

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Tampere to Varkaus train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Tampere station.

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Tampere to Varkaus train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Varkaus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampere to Varkaus is 274 km. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Tampere to Varkaus.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Varkaus. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tampere to Varkaus.
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  • Distance: 145.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between Tampere, Finland and Varkaus, Finland?

You can take a train from Tampere to Varkaus via Pieksämäki in around 3 h 49 min.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tampere to Pieksämäki
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Pieksämäki to Varkaus
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
www.vr.fi

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